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Famous Divorce Settlements Throughout History

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For most of us the arguments voiced during divorce proceedings centre around children and the division of property such as the family car and home. Increasingly however, a number of those in the business world, whose wealth staggeringly ranges from the multi-millions to the multi-billions, concerns are unsurprisingly mired in the money.

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Property Law: What is a missive?

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Buying or selling a home is a big decision that should not be taken lightly. The whole process can be a bit daunting and depending on the individual case, can be quite complex. Additionally, the system in Scotland differs from that used in England in Wales making it especially difficult to grasp when buying across borders.

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Adoption Process – Looking at Adopting from Abroad

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The Adoption Process:

Adoption is the formal legal process whereby all rights and responsibilities of a child are transferred onto an adoptive set of parents permanently. Adoption can only occur in respect of a child under the age of 18 years old who has never been married or entered into a civil partnership before. This transference results in a child becoming a full, permanent and legal member of their new adoptive family.

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Consumer Disputes-know your rights- A look at your rights under Consumer Rights Act 2015

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 came into force on the 1 October 2015. The act replaced the Sale of Goods Act, Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations and the Supply of Goods and Services Act.  It was introduced to ensure that consumers have a clear understanding of their rights when making purchases and businesses have more clarity in respects of their obligations when making sales.

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Cohabiting couples – have parents helped with a deposit for your home?

Moving in together is an exciting time and couples are often caught up in the whirlwind of romance and playing ‘house’ without thinking about the financial implications for their future should the relationship breakdown.

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